|Death: ||Apr. 2, 2012|
Mesa Borwne Grigsby, age 97, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Mesa is survived by daughter, Avee Jean Van Dusen and her husband, Ross; daughter, Julia (Judy) K. Phillips and her husband, Lee; son, Clifford Keith Grigsby and his wife, Patty; grandchildren, James Phillips and his wife, Diane, Joshua L. Phillips and Seah Johnson, Steven R. Grigsby and his wife, Michelle of Carrollton, TX, and Pastor Michael C. Grigsby of Tempe, AZ; great-grandchildren, Ryan Tyler, Brandy Phillips and Matthew Phillips; great-great-grandchild, Lola Marsh; sister, Dorothy; and nephew, J.C. Browne. Mesa was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford F. Grigsby; father, Charles Lee and mother, Julia Browne. Mesa graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1932 and was married in 1936. Mesa was a life time member of Central United Methodist Church. Mesa was a salesperson at the American Furniture Company downtown for many years. In the 70s, she enjoyed a career as a residential real estate broker and was president of the Women's Council of Realtors. Mesa was a passionate bridge player for over 85 years, winning her last game two weeks prior to her passing. Mesa also loved to travel and even drove to Florida alone at age 85, much to her children's dismay. Mesa loved to cook, entertain and sew. Her adventures included parasailing in the Bahamas at age 81 and riding up nine stories in a cherry-picker for her 95th birthday. Mesa was quite a character. A viewing will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at French-Lomas Chapel. Burial will take place on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul Blvd NE. Memorial services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at French-Lomas Chapel. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Outcomes, Inc. at www.outcomesnm.org.
Clifford F Grigsby (1909 - 1985)
Sunset Memorial Park
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Apr 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88058932